/ 19 November 2022

‘Syndicates are behind stock theft’ in South Africa

Stock-out: A farmer brings his cattle home after a day of grazing. Subsistence farmers are particularly hard hit by stock theft, which is on the increase in a number of provinces. (Paul Botes/M&G)
Stolen livestock is sold at auctions to farmers, abattoirs and speculators, harming the entire red meat industry

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